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Prof. Bob Ratner publishes op-ed in Vancouver Sun re Fidel Castro
“It grieves me to read the vitriolic, unbalanced criticism of by some commentators in the wake of his death. His detractors seem to forget the murderous dictatorship, bolstered by U.S. Mafia bosses, that Castro’s revolutionary movement supplanted,” he wrote. “Why is Castro lionized by so many world leaders, including ours, if he was the villain […]
Professors Amin Ghaziani and Beth Hirsh named as Canada Research Chairs.
On December 2, 2016, the Government of Canada announced the new Canada Research Chairs. Prof. Ghaziani has been named the Canada Research Chair in Sexuality and Urban Studies, and Prof. Hirsh is the Canada Research Chair in Law and Inequality. The CRC program invests approximately $265 million per year to attract and retain some of the world’s […]